Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Ms. Hina Rabbani Khar called on Prime Minister Lyonchhen Jigmi Yoezer Thinley of Bhutan today.
Minister of State Hina Rabbani Khar greatly appreciated the leadership of His Majesty King Jigme Singye Wanchuk and Prime Minister Jigmi Yoezer Thinley and the efforts made by Bhutan for enhancing regional cooperation for development and peace.
Minister of State Khar underscored the importance Pakistan attaches to its bilateral relations with Bhutan. She recalled the historical, cultural and traditional ties between the peoples of Bhutan and of Pakistan. She discussed strengthening cooperation between the two countries in the areas of hydropower generation, education and training.
Prime Minister of Bhutan welcomed strengthening cooperation between the two countries in the fields identified by Minister of State Hina Rabbani Khar. He appreciated the role played by the Pakistan delegation in the success of the SAARC Summit held in Bhutan last year.
19 March 2011
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